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Hale Kawehi in Quaint Downtown Hilo, Hawaii

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Last updated: 12/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Hilo house description

Aloha & Welcome to Hale Kawehi. We want to extend all of the warmth, charm and aloha that Hawaii has to offer by making your stay a memorable one. Located in the center of historic downtown Hilo, Hawaii, this is a well-appointed, kama'aina residence, very open, airy, Polynesian environment with many Hawaiian artifacts and other collectibles, Koa furniture and cabinets and stained glass throughout the house 2,000, sq. ft., completely private with full amenities. This is a family estate; host lives on property in separate private cottage with separate private entrance. Free covered parking and free Wi Fi.], Cable TV in den and bedroom, no security deposit required and no cleaning fees, daily housecleaning. How great is that!!!!!
Located l mile, walking distance to the old town featuring many restaurants, shops, bay front. A truly must stay oasis. 29 miles from active volcano and National Park. For golfers, the Hilo Municipal Golf course is just is 3 miles from rental. A perfect launch area for sightseeing . E Komo Mai...welcome. You may view website: Halekawehi.com. Host has an outside cat, Mr. Princess, that visits guests. So please consider this before booking. Hilo also has coqui frogs. This is a house filled with many Hawaiian museum pieces which host wants to share. It is truly enchanting and a vintage Hawaiian residence.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Concierge

          Suitability

          • Events Allowed
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            21...moreless

          • Not Suitable For Children:

            The house has many art collectibles and a veranda. It is not a home for for children....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Smoking Allowed:

            Smoking is not permitted in the main house. There is a designated area outside in gazebo area where guests may smoke. ...moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

          • Bedroom 1: 2 twin/ single

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          • Very comfortable/deluxe twin beds and linen.

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub

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          • Bathroom 2: toilet

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          • Full bathroom has tub and shower. Half has toilet/basin.

          Other Amenities

              • Outside pets on premises.

              Entertainment

              • Books

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Festivals
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Theme Parks
              • Winery Tours
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Babysitter
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Luaus
              • Paddle Boating
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Downtown

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Paragliding
              • Parasailing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Skiing
              • Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Dining:

                There are inside and outside dining areas....moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 6 people

              General

              • Clothes Dryer:

                Provided by innkeeper for a small fee...moreless

              • Garage:

                Designated parking:Guests may park on right side of covered garage. Enter Hale Kawehi same right side....moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Internet:

                free wi fi...moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room:

                Beautiful Living Room connected to wet bar and open kitchen. The house has stained glass throughout....moreless

              • Parking:

                free covered parking ...moreless

              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine:

                Laundry service provided by innkeeper for a small fee. ...moreless

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen:

                Full kitchen amenities, wrap around kitchen island. A chef's delight....moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Balcony
              • Deck / Patio
              • Golf:

                two sets of golf clubs and bag...moreless

              • Lanai / Gazebo
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill
              • Water Sports Gear:

                Swim fins and goggles...moreless

              House Cleaning

                  • Housekeeper Optional
                   

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                  My Standard Rate
                  1 night min stay
                  $120
                  $840

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                  Fees:

                  • Tax Rate 13.41%

                  Notes:

                  State and hotel taxes not included of 13.41% are not included in rate. Outside pets. If you have serious allergy problems, please consider this before booking.


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                  100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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                  Last updated: 12/22/2014
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                  Location

                  3.5 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Hilo International Airport
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Several in downtown area
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Hilo Municipal Golf Course
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Highway 19
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Several in downtown area
                  1.5 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Coconut Island .... Moku Ola

                  Car: Recommended

                  Located in the downtown area, walking distance. Close to Rainbow Falls, Liliuokalani Park, Hilo Municipal Golf Course, Imiloa Astrology Center. A great launch to all tourist attractions. 30 miles to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

                  Hale Kawehi is a very special kama'aina, very open Polynesian guest house in downtown Hilo featuring many Hawaiian museum/artifacts displayed throughout the house...... there are beautiful stained glass windows and panels and Koa furniture and cabinets. The setting is very private and tropical...a very special oasis in the center of Hilo and you will be coming to a very nice and quiet neighborhood. This guest house is large, 2,000 sq.ft., on a family estate, and very private. Host lives in a separate cottage. It is walking distance to the downtown area with the bus terminal, farmer's market, restaurants and shops. The Volcano district, Akaka Falls, Botanical Gardens, Imiloa, Liliuokalani Gardens are must see places. If you want to golf, there are 3 golf courses in the area. Hilo is, indeed, the sightseeing side of the Island. So come, relax and enjoy the enchanting Hale Kawehi. For more information, you may go to my website: halekawehi.com

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1938

                  About the owner: Aloha. I am a kama'aina-indigenous Hawaiian, living in a tropical environment. My residence (hale) is ideally located in the heart of Hilo with lots of authentic Hawaiian artifacts and charm. My yard is lush with many tropicals, which I carefully planted. I was born and raised in Hilo, and this was my primary residence growing up so it is dear and special to me. I have lots of local knowledge and history of Hilo and its people. My grandfather was a senator and many of his senate bills that he introduced are still on the books today. I love traveling, hosting, cooking, entertaining, avid golfer, canoe paddler and hula. Hawaii has 12 months of outdoor weather. So come and enjoy my retreat. I believe staying here will be a very special experience reminiscent of old Hawaii. You will feel the mana....spiritual power.... E komo mai.....welcome.....

                  Why the Owner Chose Hilo:
                  Host was born and raised on this property. This is an authentic Hawaiian property and in a special setting. Every guest loves the experience and leaves with special memories of their visit to Hilo. See Halekawehi.com.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Guests will be surrounded by the Hawaiian culture. It is close to everything. The hale is equipped with everything a guest could possible want or ask for. Warmth, charm, lots of Aloha, FULL AMENITIES. Located 29 miles to active volcano, and the National Park. Minutes away from Imiloa Center, University of Hawaii and walking distance to the downtown area. Three miles from the Hilo Muncipal Golf Course. Whale watching in Hilo Bay. It is very peaceful and in a tropical lush setting.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                  Links to more information:

                   

                  Photos

                  • Gazebo front deck

                    Gazebo front deck

                  • Papa chair in livingroom

                    Papa chair in livingroom

                  • wet bar

                    wet bar

                  • Kitchen stove and microwave

                    Kitchen stove and microwave

                  • 750 mosaic inlays kitchen floor

                    750 mosaic inlays kitchen floor

                  • Koa Island and large butcher block

                    Koa Island and large butcher block

                  • Deluxe twin beds

                    Deluxe twin beds

                  • Den with hd TV

                    Den with hd TV

                  • View of den and open kitchen from veranda

                    View of den and open kitchen from veranda

                  • Entry way gazebo outside dining

                    Entry way gazebo outside dining

                  • View of exterior veranda area

                    View of exterior veranda area

                  • Front yard

                    Front yard

                  • Living room

                    Living room

                  • Wet bar koa rocking chairs to enjoy your glass of wine

                    Wet bar koa rocking chairs to enjoy your glass of wine

                  • Dining room koa island with drop in stove

                    Dining room koa island with drop in stove

                  • Stained glass throughout house

                    Stained glass throughout house

                  • Koa dining room table..Open kitchen area

                    Koa dining room table..Open kitchen area

                  • guest bathroom

                    guest bathroom

                  • Twin deluxe beds

                    Twin deluxe beds

                  • Veranda sitting area....just off den

                    Veranda sitting area....just off den

                  • Entry way door

                    Entry way door

                  • Lush tropical  garden in gazebo area

                    Lush tropical garden in gazebo area

                  • Garden setting

                    Garden setting

                  • Mr Princess, official greeter

                    Mr Princess, official greeter

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                  This listing was first published here in 2013.

                  Date last modified - Tuesday, December 23, 2014

                  $120 per night (USD)
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                  1 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 2

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                  Minimum stay: 1 nights
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                  Member since: 2013
                  Speaks: english
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                  • Calendar last updated: 12/22/2014
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